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Best Live-Action Animated Movies To Watch In 2023

Farzana Patowari

Farzana Patowari

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Whether you're a fan of live-action animation not, here are five movies that totally merit a binge-watch session, thanks to a magical sense of adventure that they offer.

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MoanaDwayne Johnson recently teased that a remake was in the offing. The box office blockbuster, which premiered in 2016, revolves around a female Pacific Islander who harbours dreams of exploring the world by sea. 

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Space Jam: A New LegacyReleased in 2021, this film evoked a wave of nostalgia among 90s kids for obvious reasons.The sequel follows the workings of a rogue artificial intelligence that kidnaps Dom, the son of popular basketball player LeBron James, who is forced to help them win a basketball game.

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Tom & JerryHonoring the legacy of this classic cartoon, the 2021 movie centers around Kayla, who is entrusted with the responsiblity of organizing a grand wedding. However, things take a chaotic turn when Jerry enters the scene. While Kayla hatches a plan to get rid of Jerry, what follows next is a comedy of errors. 

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Sonic The HedgehogFans were delighted that Sonic's sarcastic yet endearing demeanor from the game was retained in the 2020 release, which tells the tale of a blue hedgehog who tries to escape the wrath and misdoings of evil Doctor  Eggman.

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Beauty And The BeastThis timeless fairy tale has seen multiple adaptations over the years. The 2017 live-action remake, which reportedly cost $255 million to produce, tells the story of a cursed prince, who Belle, a village lass, encounters on her mission to free her father from a dungeon.